Knox Mayor Dennis Estok says his administration has accomplished much of what it set out to do when he retook office four years ago. The mayor gave a State of the City report to the city council Tuesday.Continue reading
Plans are in the works to bring four more pickle ball courts into Wythogan Park in Knox.
When City Council members met Tuesday night, Mayor Dennis Estok discussed the sport with members, noting that there was a pretty consistent group of players when they installed the first courts last year.Continue reading
The City of Knox has gotten a $3,000 grant to bring a 1960s tribute band to this year’s Fall Bash. It’s part of the Rural Indiana Performance Fund, a partnership between Arts Midwest and the Indiana Arts Commission that helps bring professional performing arts programs to audiences with limited access to them.Continue reading
If you’ve been down to Wythogan Park in Knox, you’ve probably noticed some work being done to the entrance.Continue reading
Local Pickle Ball players will soon be able to play the game more often with the anticipated addition of permanent nets to the courts in Wythogan Park.Continue reading
The City of Knox will start hosting weekly opportunities to play at the new pickleball courts in Wythogan Park and community members have a chance to get involved in a game tonight.Continue reading
Interest in pickleball continues to grow in Knox and Winamac. The expansion of the Winamac Town Park’s pickleball facilities last year has proven to be a good decision. That’s what Jon Chapman told the rest of the town’s park board last Thursday.Continue reading
Knox City Council members considered a resolution related to the water and wastewater utilities and the splash pad in Wythogan Park when they met Tuesday night.Continue reading
The City of Knox is hosting a free concert in Wythogan Park tomorrow night!Continue reading
The entryway widening project at Wythogan Park is expected to get started once the busy season ends.Continue reading
A car and bike show, outdoor concerts, and movies are just some of the events planned for this summer at Wythogan Park. The Knox School Board got an update last week from board member Gary Dulin, who serves as the school board’s representative on the Knox Park Board.Continue reading
The Starke County Park Board has gotten $5,000 toward a planned Yellow River access point, but where exactly it will be built remains to be determined. Starke County Community Foundation Director of Development Jessica Martinovic presented the park board with a check during Tuesday’s meeting.Continue reading
The possibility of hiring outside help for a future parking lot project at Wythogan Park was discussed by Mayor Dennis Estok during the last Knox City Council meeting.Continue reading
Starke County Court Services representatives will host a Fall-o-Ween Family Fun Fest event today for those participating in home detention supervision. Activities, food and prizes will be given to participants and their family members during the festivities at Wythogan Park in Knox.
A 1970 American LaFrance Aero Chief Fire Truck that made its way from Stark County, Ohio to Starke County, Indiana has a new home at the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department thanks to a local donor.
The truck has a boom that extends up to 90 feet and is fully functional. Assistant Fire Chief Dave Pearman said department officials are extremely grateful to Melba Shilling for providing this donation. Continue reading
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok shared Tuesday night that there will be a special show on the performance stage at Wythogan Park tonight, prior to the showing of ‘Paddington 2.’ Continue reading
A day packed full of fun activities for the family can be found in the City of Knox today.
The 6th annual Moving Starke County Forward Walking Challenge began July 1 and continues through Oct. 31.
The Town of Hamlet will once again contribute to the Knox fireworks display. The town council Wednesday approved a $150 donation for this year’s fireworks, according to Hamlet Clerk-Treasurer Kristina Pitts. That amount is unchanged from last year.
A public hearing over the final version of 5-Year Parks Master Plan was held prior to last Thursday’s Knox City Council meeting.
Troyer Group Landscape Architect Mike Reese led the public hearing. During this process, he’s been coordinating with city officials and gathering public input about Heritage Park, Sandy Acres, Wythogan Park and potential new park. Continue reading